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spiffy

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adjective \ˈspi-fē\

Simple Definition of spiffy

  • : neat, stylish, and attractive

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of spiffy

spiffierspiffiest

  1. :  fine looking :  smart <a spiffy sports jacket>

spiffily play \-fə-lē\ adverb
spiffiness play \-fē-nəs\ noun

Examples of spiffy in a sentence

  1. She looked very spiffy in her new dress.



1853

First Known Use of spiffy

1853

Rhymes with spiffy


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